50 songs for 50 states
The 50th anniversary of Jack Kerouac's travelogue On The Road inspired Laura Barton to compile her ultimate drive-time soundtrack to every US state.
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Lynyrd Skynrd — Sweet Home Alabama
The Skynrd's 1974 riposte to Neil Young's Alabama is a tribute to Muscle Shoals (an Alabama city famous for its music), blue skies and the Swampers (session musicians), and a prime example of Southern Rock.